Jessi Combs, Accomplished Racer and Builder, Killed in Land Speed Record Attempt

Just days ago, Jessi Combs, racer in series like the Baja 1000, Land Speed racing, and drag racing declared to her 400,000 followers that she “walk(s) directly into the line of fire” to accomplish her goal of beating the women’s land speed record, acknowledging the risks and rewards of her life’s pursuits. Combs list of accomplishments was already long, including a women’s four-wheeled land speed record and appearances in many well-known TV shows like Mythbusters. Jessi’s landspeed car crashed during this most recent attempt, and her death was confirmed this morning by a member of her team. Read more about Jessi and her accomplishments in the automotive world on the Hagerty site and share your impressions on this inspiring figure in the automotive world.